Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia

Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector. She speaks about her experiences as the only woman engineer in the field in the Groundwater Mapping and Wellfield…

Providing Access to Groundwater to the Chongwe Community: A Pilot Project in Zambia

Providing Access to Groundwater to the Chongwe Community: A Pilot Project in Zambia COVID-19 has set new rules for us—regular handwashing, wearing of masks, and frequent sanitization. All these have become the ‘new normal’ as we embrace physical distancing with the hope of preventing infections and protecting human health. During this pandemic, one thing is…

New Solar panels for the new project in Whunga

Rehabilitation of Dite and Whunga Community Water Supply Projects

Featured Image: New Solar Panels for the new project in Whunga As part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States project funded by the World Bank,  SADC-GMI was mandated to use some of the funds to undertake a follow-up study of the seven pilot interventions in the Limpopo River Basin implemented under the…

SADC-GMI Commissions Water Supply Project in Chimbiya Village, Malawi

It was raining cats and dogs, but not even heavy rain could deter hundreds of local inhabitants including school children to come out and witness one of the historical moments in the community– the commissioning of the Chimbiya water supply project.The ceremony was also graced by the representatives from the national and local government, and…

More than 50 key stakeholders from the government representatives, NGOs and private organizations attend the launch of the project

Botswana Launches Integrated Groundwater Resources Data Management System Project to Improve Data Sharing

More than 50 key stakeholders from the government representatives, NGOs and private organizations attend the launch of the project Sharing of groundwater data between the Botswana Department of Water and Sanitation and other key stakeholders such as decision makers, policy makers and other institutions who have interest in groundwater management has been a challenge due…

Very Excited Learners from St Paul primary school, which is one of the five institutions to benefit from the project supplying potable water to the school

Solar Powered Groundwater Monitoring Project in Eswatini

Water is still a challenge in certain parts of the Kingdom of Eswatini. Approximately 400 000 people in Eswatini are still without clean and safe drinking water, children are being deprived good education due to lack of access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Women with disabilities and children still travel long distances to access…

Implementation of the Capacity Building on Groundwater Data Collection and Management project rolled out in 10 SADC Member States

the project team (IGRAC and IGS) is required to visit SADC Member States and obtain an overview of the full chain of data and information collection and management relevant for groundwater governance (including groundwater development, use, protection, management and policy development and implementation)…